Product Comparison: LG V20 US996 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus


General Specifications
Brand
LG
Samsung
Model
V20 US996
Galaxy S8 plus
Origin
China
About the Product
LG V20 - The Smart Phone Pinnacle of Audio, Video and Photography. Record crisp, clear content-even when you're on the move. Steady Record 2.0 allows you to capture sharp, smooth video by minimizing the effects of unintentional hand shaking. Get the best sound with the first smartphone to include Quad DAC for cleaner playback.
The revolutionary design of the Galaxy S8+ begins from the inside out. We rethought every part of the phone's layout to break through the confines of the smartphone screen. So all you see is pure content and no bezel. It's the biggest, most immersive screen on a Galaxy smartphone of this size. And it's easy to hold in one hand.
Size & Weight
Height
6.29 in.
6.3 in.
Width
3.07 in.
2.31 in.
Depth
0.3 in.
0.3 in.
Weight
6.14 oz.
6.14 oz.
Display
Display Type
IPS LCD
sAMOLED
Screen Size
5.7 in.
6.2 in.
Screen Resolution
2560 x 1440
2880 x 1440
Pixel Density
513 ppi
529 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
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  • The display is large, bright, and sharp. The 5.7" 500nit 513ppi display is easily visible in direct sunlight.
  • The QuadHD display paired with the 16-MP camera make for breathtakingly detailed imagery.
  • The display is wonderful, bright and large. I would consider this a "phablet". I have small hands so I do have to use both hands.
  • This thing kicks ass. My old eyes are getting twitchy these days, but this thing has such high resolution (roughly 2k), and the display is so clear I can even make out very small text.
  • Im glad i bought the lg v20 because its a nice removable battery sd card beautiful camera and screen display.
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus 64GB Unlocked Phone - 6.2" Screen - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • Edge display is easier on the eyes and phone overall feels more intuitive.
  • Colors are amazing, camera is great, thin and true edge-to-edge display, fast.
  • The AMOLED edge to edge display is absolutely brilliant and with 16 million colors and 4.1 million pixels, colors pop and the images are phenomenally sharp.
  • The edge program is a great option for apps that are frequently accessed but you don't want taking up valuable screen real estate.
  • The infinity display has no equal. Excellent viewing experience. I'm discovering new things I like, every day! Awesome device!
Processor
Processor Name
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Exynos 8895 Octa
Number of Cores
4
8
Processor Speed
2.15 GHz
2.3 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
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  • Phone is an awsome phone , makes calls so easy and its 4 core processor brings power !
  • Other then that this phone is really underrated with its dual screen and powerful camera/processor option is hard to beat.
  • Fully featured, bigger screen than the S7/Edge, fast processor, intuitive interface, etc. Perfect phone/phablet for big hand users like me.
  • Great phone with awesome camera and processor speed.
  • This is an excellent phone, great speed and performance all three cameras are great quality and it has lots of storage and expandable storage too.
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus 64GB Unlocked Phone - 6.2" Screen - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • Great processors, very good for multitasking. Plenty on memory for all your storage needs.
  • With the new processor, it is able to handle any game that I throw at it
  • The processor works smoothly and after a month use I can say the phone Never hanged once.
  • It keeps a wide variety of apps open in the background that use a low amount of ram for the users convenience.
Memory
Internal Memory
64 GB
64 GB
RAM
4 GB
4 GB
Expandable Memory up to
512 GB
256 GB
Camera
Rear-Facing Camera
16 MP
12 MP
Front-Facing Camera
5 MP
8 MP
Video Resolution
2160p@30fps, 1080@30fps, 720p@120fps
4K at 30 fps, 720p@240fps, 1080p@30/60fps
Other Functions
Dual-LED flash, Panorama, HDR, Laser Autofocus
Optical image stabilization for video, Time‑lapse video with stabilization, Continuous autofocus video, Body and face detection, Noise reduction, F/1.7, Auto HDR, 22mm Lens, Dual Video Call, Dual Pixel Autofocus, Phase Detection Autofocus, Slo-mo video, Geo-tagging, OIS, Smile detection
What customers say about "Camera"
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  • I'm excited to use the camera more, the V10 camera was outstanding, and I can only imagine how much better this one will be.
  • Although the camera is by far the best I have seen in a phone, and may even be superior to many "point and shoot" cameras, don't imagine that the 18.5 sq mm sensor area can match a 329 sq mm APS-C DSLR sensor.
  • Camera effects are available, including Panorama, HDR, Timer, Cheese Shutter, Tracking Focus, Optical Image Stabilization, Slo-Mo, Tracking Focus, RAW format and 4K video. I particularly liked the manual focus with green fringing on the items in the focus area (focus peaking).
  • Camera is top notch. It does struggle a little in low light, but all cell phone cameras do
  • Camera for photo and video taking is superb for a smartphone and allows a lot of customization in manual modes.
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus 64GB Unlocked Phone - 6.2" Screen - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • The camera takes great pictures and love the ability to use manual functions to take more professional pics
  • The cameras on this phone are both amazing. Makes great photos!
  • Great camera features shows clear focus is best I have seen just a handsome phone
  • Camera supports pictures with great clarity....just position and click.
  • This phone is very good and easy to use. The only downside is the camera, I personally still prefer the photos taken with Iphone camera.
Compatibility
Bluetooth
4.2
5.0 + LE
NFC Technology
Yes
Yes
Charging Interface
USB Type C
USB Type C
Network
Network Type
GSM / HSPA / LTE
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Frequency
800, 850, 1800, 1900, 2100
800, 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 1700/2100, 2100, 1700
Features
Operating System
Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Unlocked
Yes
Yes
Voice Control App
Google Assistant
Bixby
Mobile Payment Service Supported
No
Yes
Maximum Usage Time
24 hours
24 hours
Headphone Jack
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant
No
Yes
Extras
Record Smoother, Clearer Videos Even on the Move, Incredible Hi-Fi Listening Experience, Wide-Angle Front & Rear Cameras to Get the Bigger Picture, Next-Level Audio Recording, Enhanced Productivity and Performance with Android Nougat
Nano SIM, Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Barometer, SpO2, Heart Rate, Photo/video editor, Document editor, Сompass, Skype video call, Iris scanner, Infinity Display: Beyond The Bezel, The Big Screen That Feels Small, Dolby Vision™ HDR, Audio/video/photo editor
What customers say about "Features"
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  • The second screen is by far in the top 3 coolest features of the phone. Always having the time and date available while the main screen is off is sweet.
  • This is the first phone released with Android 7.0, Nougat. That provides an improved launcher, with features mostly borrowed from those hundreds of after-market launchers
  • Not a lot of gimmicky features like Samsung phones....there were a few that I disabled, like the volume rocker shortcuts and answer when move to phone up to your ear. I love the "knock" (double tab) feature. This should be standard on all phones.
  • Videos look great, all message/calling features I've used work well. Phone seems to have plenty of 'oomph' in terms of memory, processing power etc
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus 64GB Unlocked Phone - 6.2" Screen - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • Comes with a nice variety of accessories, including adapters for charging in case you want to use a micro-USB charger or want to hook up a USB cable accessory for any reason.
  • Wide range of settings for customizing your user experience and security. (Even more than the usual for an Android/Samsung device)
  • I haven't put the water resistance to the test, but I'm assuming it's as good as the last model. Glad it's there.
  • All my old Apps transferred without issue using the Samsung program
  • Cool new features (facial recognition, iris scanner, edge menu, etc)
  • I would rather have defined Home, and Back keys
  • USB cable changed to the Type C - overall a better cable, but had to buy a bunch of new cables. Good for the long term
Power
Battery Capacity
3200 mA/h
3500 mA/h
Wireless Charging
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Power"
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  • Love the quick charge feature and the USB type c.
  • Supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. Charge from 0% to 50% in about 30 minutes. From 0% to 90% in about an hour. A reversible USB-C connector supplies power.
  • The most impressive feature is the power savings. When the screen has been off for a while, the phone "dozes". In this state, network and app activity are limited.
  • The Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 is very fast and convenient as well.
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus 64GB Unlocked Phone - 6.2" Screen - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • The battery is general is much better than the Samsung s7
  • 2 days and still have 20% battery remaining. Big improvement over the S5 that had. Hope this phone last as long.
  • I go 2 days before it needs to be put on a charger (I usually plug it in around 60% battery or so) and it's fully recharged in less than 2 hours. The battery life is phenomenal
  • Phone is superfast,multi-tasking,great battery life. Charging once in 3 days. Superb battery life.
Accessories
Included With Unit
USB Power Adapter, USB Type С Cable, Headphone
AKG Headphones, USB-C cable, Quick Charge Power Adapter
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
FCC, CE


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